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  • Obama looks to Hollywood to help promote his healthcare law

    Obama looks to Hollywood to help promote his healthcare law
    Wedged into the blotter on Mike Farah's desk at the Funny or Die studios in Hollywood is an index card with a list — wrangling talent, polishing scripts and arranging shoots — long enough to keep the comedy website executive fully occupied....
  • Lewis Museum struggles with attendance, fundraising

    Lewis Museum struggles with attendance, fundraising
    The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, which opened in Baltimore with great fanfare in 2005, has fallen short of attendance and fundraising goals — forcing the state to shore up its finances. During the past...
  • No further budget cuts for CPS schools whose enrollments dropped

    No further budget cuts for CPS schools whose enrollments dropped
    Chicago Public Schools offered some welcome news Monday to principals wrestling with tight budgets, saying funding will not be cut for schools whose enrollment on the 20th day of classes was lower than projected. The district is in the first year of a...
  • Cal State's budget proposal accommodates more students, classes

    Cal State's budget proposal accommodates more students, classes
    Nearly 20,000 more students and 1,000 more classes would be accommodated next year under a preliminary budget plan that will be presented to California State University trustees Tuesday. The plan seeks an additional $250 million from the state and, in a...
  • MOCA's search for a director: Is museum experience still optional?

    MOCA's search for a director: Is museum experience still optional?
    Will L.A.’s Museum of Contemporary Art hire a museum director who actually has experience in running a museum? The last time it did, Jimmy Carter was president and MOCA¬† was still three years away from opening its doors. Whether MOCA goes for...
  • Brown warns Cal State about adding many new students and classes

    Brown warns Cal State about adding many new students and classes
    Gov. Jerry Brown used a budget debate among California State University trustees Tuesday to press his case for more online education and suggested that the vast system may need to fix leaky roofs and make other urgent building repairs before increasing...
  • Keno: Take Another Look

    The state budget surplus and the slowly improving economic outlook are both reasons to reconsider or postpone the recent, too-secretive move to legalize keno. A contract with a New York company to implement the game has been approved by the...
  • GOP wins in spending fight but doesn't seem to notice

    GOP wins in spending fight but doesn't seem to notice
    Note to congressional Republicans: You won the battle over the stopgap spending bill. Time to declare victory and move on. Washington has been transfixed by Sen. Ted Cruz's impossible quest to use a must-pass stopgap spending bill to "defund Obamacare."...
  • Box office: The cutting message of Hugh Jackman's 'The Wolverine'

    Box office: The cutting message of Hugh Jackman's 'The Wolverine'
    By now even the most cautious observer has come to admit that this has been one of the most topsy-turvy U.S. moviegoing summers in years. Overall revenue numbers are up by double digits over last summer--yet many studios are bleeding hundreds of...
  • Stephen Colbert wears his religion in his punch lines

    Stephen Colbert wears his religion in his punch lines
    Like everything Stephen Colbert does on television, it's set up as a joke. A nun and a television host walk into a studio. They discuss the recent papal censure of American nuns for "perpetrating a feminist agenda." The host takes a hard line. "The...
  • Ed Page On Facebook: Is A Government Shutdown A Bad Thing? Or Not?

    The following is an abridged version of a conversation at www.facebook.com/edpagecourant. Mark Pappa: It's a bad thing and both sides are at fault. Obama's legislation causes contentious debate. 58% of America according to today's CNN poll do not want...